Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Middle East

Iran to host confab on extremism: Zarif

“Iraq’s stability, security, development, and progress are among the priorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran and we will spare no effort in this regard,” said Iran’s foreign minister.

Iran reaffirms sovereignty on three Persian Gulf islands

Iran has rejected baseless UAE claims, saying that the three Persian Gulf islands are part and parcel of Iranian territory.

A sense of esprit de corps with Palestinians on November 29

Iran’s UN ambassador in Vienna says that an end to discrimination and occupation of all Palestinian lands helps, among other things, assert the Palestinian right to self-determination.

Iran has key role in campaign against ISIL: Italy

Expressing concern over atrocities by terrorist groups in the Middle East, Italian Parliament Speaker Laura Boldrini underlined Iran’s role in restoring stability to the region.

Iran strongly supports Iraq in fight against terrorism: Deputy FM

Tehran says it will continue to support Baghdad in its fight against terrorism.

Iran, Turkey will solve Syrian crisis politically: Official

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Tehran and Ankara can succeed in finding a political solution to the crisis brewing in Syria.

Iran condemns raid on prominent Bahraini Shiite cleric’s house

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned a raid by Bahraini security forces on the house of a prominent Shiite scholar.

Rafsanjani warns Islamic countries against impact of discord

“Islamic scholars are duty-bound to prevent ignorance from spreading to Islamic communities,” said Chairman of the State Expediency Council Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Iran FM slams Tel Aviv’s provocative measures in Quds

Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif has censured Tel Aviv for its "illegal and provocative" actions in al-Quds and the al-Aqsa Mosque, saying it is part of Israel’s policy of Judaizing Palestine.

ISIL militant beheads US aid worker

The ISIL terrorist group has released a video apparently showing the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig by a Takfiri militant.

Turkish architects urge Pope not to visit Erdogan’s palace

Turkish architects have asked Pope Francis not to legitimize what they call the illegal construction of the presidential palace by setting foot in Erdogan’s contentious palace.

Leader lauds Maliki efforts to promote Iraq stability

Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said Nouri al-Maliki has done a good job in boosting Iraq's independence and stability.

Iran condemns mass execution of Iraqi Sunnis by ISIL

The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemns the massacre of Iraqi Sunnis at the hands of ISIL terrorists.

Erdogan’s new palace is a reminder of Iran’s Alighapoo

Iran’s ambassador to Turkey, Alireza Bigdeli, says Ak Saray, Turkey’s new presidential palace, is reminiscent of Alighapoo’s architecture.

Iran censures Israel’s desecration of al-Aqsa Mosque

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, has blasted Israeli closure of the al-Aqsa Mosque, urging regional nations not to remain silent.

Mideast extremism rooted in foreign meddling

Iran’s foreign minister says that outside interference is to blame for the extremism and terrorism the Middle East is grappling with.

Iran urges joint efforts to fight terrorism, extremism

Iran says to fight terrorism and extremism all countries, regional nations in particular, should cooperate.

Iran ask US to reconsider policy of arming Syrian opponents

Iran says the United States should reconsider its policies when it comes to arming certain groups of opponents of the Syrian government.

Berri Describes Refusing Iran’s Aid as Unreasonable

Appeals to Lebanon to refuse Iran’s aid to help the Lebanese army with the fight against terrorism are dismissed as illogical by the Lebanese parliament speaker.

Iran, Kuwait stress unity among regional countries

Iran and Kuwait have highlighted the significance of strengthening unity among Muslim countries in the Middle East region.

Minister: ISIL retreat from Baghdad indebted to Iran

Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance says Iraq could stop the march of ISIL terrorists on Baghdad thanks to the aid it received from Tehran.

Unity, political requisite for region: Rafsanjani

Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has underscored the need for unity among Islamic countries under current circumstances in the Islamic world.

Crisis in region aimed at redrawing Mideast map: Nasrallah

Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah is of the conviction that the US uses ISIL as scarecrow to frighten, blackmail and exhaust regional countries to impose its hegemony.

Iran does not trust anti-ISIL coalition: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran has no trust in the sincerity of governments claiming to be fighting the ISIL Takfiri militants.

Cut financial aid to terrorists, Iran president tells West

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says those governments that have formed a coalition to fight terrorism should first cut off the financial lifeline of terrorist groups.

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